Fox Shock Choices???????????

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  1. chriscash

    chriscash Member

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    i have kyb gas-a-just shocks on my 90 gt right now and i NEED to get rid of them. i bought them brand new and within a week one died so i had to put my only good old one back on just to get around. what are my choices that are worthwhile? the car is my daily driver but i also want them to be very good at launches....what should i get?
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    I want a set of Tokiko Blues for mine. When you get yours, order me a set too. :nice:
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    Depends on budget. If you're just trying to bump up in quality, maybe Koni Str.t shocks/struts. Mine match well my H&R sport springs.
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  4. chriscash

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    well ive got stock height springs with adjustable lowers raised all the way up (my opinion a muscle car should be raised in the back but to eaches own, also have a 15" sub and battery in the back so need the extra lift anyway) so i need to make sure that they will work.

    the gas a justs seemed to handle alright but quality in the build is low but you get what you pay for i guess as they are cheap

    and budget wise..........none really i can save up to what is necessary once they will last and like i say be good street/strip
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    Had a set of tokiko blue struts put on my vert and like them so far, had KYBs on the old car for years with no problem.
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    Don't have any problems with mine.
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    Tokico blues here too. Great all around performance, pretty forgiving ride.
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    On the 95 I have kyb gas all around w ford racing progressive springs no probs and nice ride. Not very many miles on em though. On the 90 I have strt's on the rear and old crap on the front. Life through a curve ball n the 90 hasn't had much attention lately bet she needs, suspension being a biggie. Has eiabach sportlines n rides like a chuckwagon. If it had the frogs done w koni strt as well I'd be able to give a better comment on the ride but as far as price goes I think they're the next step up from the kyb's
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    I have strange struts and shocks all around they are a great shock built with good quality and reasonable pricing too
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    I run the strange 10 way adjustable fronts and qA1 adjustable in the rear and no complaints here either
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    10 way adj strange struts/shocks on mine. Just switched from eibachs. Love the strange's adjustability. Can dial it in for street or strip
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    i was thinking about the strange but was slightly scared cus its a small company but if yall say their good
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Small but known everywhere in the race community ive talked to them over the phone and they are a bunch of nice people and can answer all your questions
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  15. Chuckman

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    i run tokico blues and b-springs, probably not the best launching (theyre made more for sporty handling), but it rides pretty good, and theyre not too expensive.
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    I'm probably the only person in the world that runs stock (not by choice).
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    If y0u have the money, then Tokico D or Biltstein adjustables. That being said I just bought a set of Tokico Blues. I've been very happy with them in the past and they are a good all around shock. Hard to beat for the money.
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    You would... ;)
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    For you guys w adjustsables. How often are you adjusting those ten way bad boys really?
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    I've read alot of good post on Strange shocks in rear and now starting to see alot about QA1's. Which is better launch and hook? Just curious
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